Utusan newpaper asks Najib to apologise to Umno members for lying


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 4 Nov 2018

Screengrab of the Al Jazeera interview with Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Screengrab of the Al Jazeera interview with Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

PETALING JAYA: Utusan Malaysia has called on former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to apologise to all Umno members about the source of money in his personal bank account.

"Najib's revelation that he does not know the real source of the money deposited into his account has made Malaysians, especially Umno members, feel cheated as they had accepted his statement that the money was a donation from the Saudi Arabia government," the Umno-linked newspaper said in an editorial of its weekend edition, Mingguan Malaysia.

The editorial, using the pen name Awang Selamat, said it made no sense that Najib was unaware of where such a huge sum of money is from.

"What makes less sense was Najib did not take the initiative to thank the Saudi Arabia government or the King, if the money was indeed from them," it wrote.

The editorial added that Najib's lies was exposed during his interview with Mary Ann Jolley in an interview with Al Jazeera recently.

"Awang is reminded of an old story which said that not all thieves are liars, but all liars will always steal," it added.

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